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Crocodile and Hen: A Bakongo Folktale

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Publisher Comments:

< P> < b> Crocodile is determined to eat fat and juicy& ndash; looking Hen < /b> < /P> < P> But when he opens his mouth wide to swallow her, Hen calmly says, My brother, don't eat me, and Crocodile just can't do it. What does Hen mean? How can Crocodile be her brother? Does Hen know something Crocodile doesn't? < /P> < P> Clever Hen outwits the confused and hungry Crocodile in this comic folktale from the Bakongo people of Africa. < /P> < P> Ages 4& ndash; 6< /P> < P> < /b> < /b> < /P>

Synopsis:

Crocodile is determined to eat fat and juicy-looking Hen!

But when he opens his mouth wide to swallow her, Hen calmly says, "My brother, don't eat me," and Crocodile just can't do it. What does Hen mean? How can Crocodile be her brother? Does Hen know something Crocodile doesn't?

Clever Hen outwits the confused and hungry Crocodile in this comic folktale from the Bakongo people of Africa.

Ages 4–6

Synopsis:

Crocodile is determined to eat fat and juicy-looking Hen!

But when he opens his mouth wide to swallow her, Hen calmly says, "My brother, don′t eat me," and Crocodile just can′t do it. What does Hen mean? How can Crocodile be her brother? Does Hen know something Crocodile doesn′t?

Clever Hen outwits the confused and hungry Crocodile in this comic folktale from the Bakongo people of Africa.

Ages 4-6

About the Author

Author Bio

Joan Lexau is the author of many picture books for children including the My First I Can Read Book Go Away, Dog, written under the pen name, Joan Nodset, and illustrated by Paul Meisel. Ms. Lexau lives in Otisville, NY.

Illustrator Bio

Syd Hoff is the beloved author and illustrator of many classic books for children, including Danny and the Dinosaur. His recent books include Captain Cat and Danny and the Dinosaur Go to Camp. Mr. Hoff lives in Miami Beach, FL.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064442633
Subtitle:
A Bakongo Folktale
ill.:
Cushman, Doug
Author:
by Joan M Lexau and Doug Cushman
Author:
Lexau, Joan M.
Author:
Cushman, Doug
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Location:
New York
Subject:
Readers - Beginner
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country/Ethnic-General
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Literature / Classics
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - African
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Edition Number:
Newly ill. ed.
Edition Description:
Harper Paperback
Series:
I Can Read Book 1
Series Volume:
v. 14, no. 11 (C)
Publication Date:
20021224
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from P to 1
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Yes
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
8.54x5.50x.14 in. .17 lbs.
Age Level:
04-06

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Product details 48 pages HarperCollins - English 9780064442633 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Crocodile is determined to eat fat and juicy-looking Hen!

But when he opens his mouth wide to swallow her, Hen calmly says, "My brother, don't eat me," and Crocodile just can't do it. What does Hen mean? How can Crocodile be her brother? Does Hen know something Crocodile doesn't?

Clever Hen outwits the confused and hungry Crocodile in this comic folktale from the Bakongo people of Africa.

Ages 4–6

"Synopsis" by , Crocodile is determined to eat fat and juicy-looking Hen!

But when he opens his mouth wide to swallow her, Hen calmly says, "My brother, don′t eat me," and Crocodile just can′t do it. What does Hen mean? How can Crocodile be her brother? Does Hen know something Crocodile doesn′t?

Clever Hen outwits the confused and hungry Crocodile in this comic folktale from the Bakongo people of Africa.

Ages 4-6

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